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Structure 1: Porch

Structure is almost the most important thing in making a garden look good, and it’s where I fall short.  Alas, the salary from my day job does not afford me fripperies such as brick or stone walls or paths, terracing, … Continue reading

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Garden May 2012

  This spring we must have gotten the right weather at the right time, because everything bloomed wonderfully [if terrifyingly early].  Here are photos.   The big one trying to tear down the porch at left is Awakening.  Bob said he … Continue reading

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The argument for once-blooming roses: Exhibit A

If you are lucky enough to live in Zone 7 or south, you can grow White Lady Banks [Rosa Banksiae] and Yellow Lady Banks, and this lovely: Rosa fortuniana.  It’s thought to be a naturally occurring hybrid between white Lady … Continue reading

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Side trip: Waterlilies

I know nothing about growing waterlilies, but I got some good pictures of some at Austin’s Botanical Garden at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.

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